Sixty-five is the age when many people retire, kick back and take it easy. And so it often is with the human immune system.
A receptor, first known for its role in mediating the harmful effects of the environmental pollutant dioxin in our body, is now understood to play other important roles in modulating the innate immune response.
Previous exposure to the dengue virus may increase the potency of Zika infection, according to research from Imperial College London.
The immune system is equipped with the mechanisms to adapt to bacterial infection, and one of the keys to this efficient reaction is rooted in changes that take place in the metabolism of mitochondria. These changes are important ...